Unexpected news that the former Disney boss is looking to buy Portsmouth Football club broke last week and has sparked great debate within the fan-owned club.
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FirstGroup and MTR say they listened carefully to feedback from passengers, stakeholders and community groups and are committed to working with Islanders to develop a viable future for the Island Line.
Monday, 27th March, 2017 9:28am
By James Robinson with 4 readers' comments
The Department for Transport has announced the company who has been awarded the south western franchise, which will run from 20 August 2017.
Monday, 27th March, 2017 7:12am
By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments
A 20 foot fishing boat, Loose Cannon, with four men aboard, was involved in a violent collision in Cowes Harbour in the early hours of this morning.
Sunday, 26th March, 2017 11:59am
By George Chastney with one comment
The two studies will gather information in relation to the physical and natural environments, including coastal processes, economic data and an assessment of the condition of existing defences.
Friday, 24th March, 2017 4:23pm
By IW Council Press Office with 4 readers' comments
The new awards would recognise dedication and professionalism of teachers, headteachers, teaching assistants, caretakers, cleaners, lunchtime supervisors, volunteers, crossing patrol supervisors and many others.
Friday, 24th March, 2017 10:25am
By Isle of Wight Conservatives with 2 readers' comments
It is not too late to take up the Palm Oil free for a month challenge. Read on to find out more from Maggie Nelmes, Environmental Campaigns Officer for the Isle of Wight Green Party's Palm Oil Challenge.
Friday, 24th March, 2017 10:18am
By Maggie Nelmes with 4 readers' comments
Discussions are already underway and if elected in the May elections, the Island Independents say they'll use agreed £200m borrowing and will "seek to participate with partners to acquire this vital route to the Island, for the Island".
Friday, 24th March, 2017 6:30am
By Julia Baker-Smith with 107 readers' comments